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Dedicated Semester

Next year!

by Amanda W. April 26, 2012

What I’m most excited for next year is that I will be living off campus with my best friend. She is my closest friend, and I miss not seeing her every day in high school. She goes to SLU and although I still get to see her a lot, it will be nice living together. [...]

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Registration already?

by Amanda W. April 2, 2012

I feel like this year has gone by so fast. It feels weird looking out my window and seeing leaves on the trees and people out enjoying the weather. It feels like just yesterday it was Christmas break! And look, here we are getting ready to register for class for next year. I can’t believe [...]

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Dedicated Semester

by Alumni Posts October 31, 2011

On Friday, I took time out from the buzz of the World Series to attend a presentation from Brad Cohen, a teacher who is living with Tourette Syndrome. He started with an inspirational clip from the movie based on his life and followed it up with the heart wrenching and equally inspirational story of the obstacles [...]

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Mad Rush at Mid-Semester

by Lee October 14, 2011

It’s hard to think that this semester is already half gone!! Between homework, lectures, and tests it is hard to find time to breathe or even relax and enjoy this lovely fall weather St. Louis is experiencing. If you are waiting for a sign to change you procrastinating ways. This is it!! Go for a [...]

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Andrew- Totally Beyond the Scope of Classes

by fontbonneuniversity October 26, 2009

When I was an incoming freshman, so many years ago—and by that, I mean last year—Fontbonne was in its second year of the Dedicated Semester, in which the entire campus takes a focus on a particular issue for the duration of the fall semester. To my understanding, the first Dedicated Semester was about the Jewish [...]

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Mary Alice- Watching the Start of American Lives

by fontbonneuniversity October 26, 2009

On Friday October 9, I attended the Naturalization Ceremony. Over 75 people were becoming citizens in Fontbonne’s gym. That was pretty cool, I thought. It was a very short ceremony. I was expecting the ceremony to last at least two hours but it ended up being right under an hour. There were opening comments, Dr. [...]

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Mike- Reflection on Naturalization & Ded. Semester

by fontbonneuniversity October 26, 2009

I believe that the current dedicated semester on the Immigrant Experience has been very interesting thus far.  I have only attended two of the events right now, but these two events were enlightening.  The first event I attended was the panel discussion on the meaning of immigration.  Several faculty members discussed their views and beliefs [...]

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Libby- Top Five Reasons

by fontbonneuniversity February 23, 2009

Top 5 Reasons to go to College:                                                               5. You have more job opportunities. Going to college allows you to study more about a specific field.  By gaining specific knowledge and experience, you will in turn be more qualified for specific jobs. 4. You meet all kinds of people. Especially living in the dorms, I have [...]

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Krista- Inspired By Ajak's Thirst For Life

by fontbonneuniversity December 2, 2008

Huge, towering. Intimidating, for sure. But Benjamin Ajak, a guest at one of the first dedicated semester events, was anything but (after you got to know him, of course!). His laugh was unexpectedly joyful and contagious–despite what he had been through as a “Lost Boy” in Sudan, wandering the land with thousands of other orphaned [...]

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Andy- Loved Being Involved

by fontbonneuniversity December 2, 2008

This semester, I have been not too much involved with the dedicated semester as much as I would like to be.  I am very interested in the goals for the millenium.  But this semester has been the most fun for me, I was a FOCUS leader, in other words, a freshman leader.  I am the [...]

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